If you’ve visited our blog before, you know that we love to talk about tooth decay. The chances are, everyone in Las Vegas has had or will have tooth decay at one point. It is classified by the National Institutes of Health as the most prevalent disease in the world. Today we’re going to talk about a few of the factors involved in causing tooth decay and what you and Drs. Wagner, Cannon, Lawler, and Nelson can do to protect your smile. Read more ›
If you have a crooked tooth, odd spaces between your teeth or a poor bite, you might be considering all of your orthodontic options. Orthodontics is a specialty in dentistry that realigns your bite and teeth for the best possible look and function.
Did you know that our ancestors actually had naturally larger jaws? This meant they had more room in their mouth for all of their teeth to fit comfortably. But over time, due to genetic changes, human mouths are smaller than ever before. One out of every five people will have a problem with how their teeth fit and line up in their mouth! Invisalign® is one great option for the modern human who wants straighter teeth, without unsightly metal brackets and wires. Read more ›
Your Mouth: A Picture of Health
Did you know that when a dentist looks at your mouth, they can tell a lot more than just how often you’re brushing? It’s true: your oral health is like a window into your lifestyle and habits. Drs. Wagner, Cannon, Lawler, and Nelson at Wagner Dental should know. We’ve seen mouths from all over Las Vegas in our office! Read more ›
There’s a lot of hair and makeup that goes into making your favorite stars sparkle on the screen. And while we can’t all hire a professional artist to make us look perfect every day, there is a lasting solution to giving you that perfect Hollywood smile – veneers! Drs. Wagner, Cannon, Lawler, and Nelson in Las Vegas are experienced and trusted providers of veneer treatments. Read more ›
So, you’re missing a tooth—or a few!
An apple a day will not take care of this one, unfortunately. It’s time to consider dentures or dental implants. A variety of personal and practical factors will determine which solution is best for your new smile. Don’t feel lost among all the pros and cons of choosing a tooth-replacement plan. Wagner Dental in Las Vegas is an experienced practice you can trust to help guide you on your journey from missing teeth toward a complete, natural, and healthy smile. Read more ›
Oral hygiene is the foundation of good dental health. Brushing and flossing regularly is the best way to keep your Las Vegas smile healthy and clean. Consider this your personal tutorial on the art of dental hygiene, instructed by Drs. Wagner, Cannon, Lawler, & Nelson, along with the expert hygienists at Wagner Dental. Read more ›
In today’s calorie-obsessed culture, it can be hard to hear the truth among all the other health-conscious noise. Las Vegas residents are frequently misinformed and misled about the health benefits of trends such as cleanses, sugar alternatives, diets, organic vs. nonorganic, and a myriad of other common topics. Today Drs. Wagner, Cannon, Lawler, & Nelson would like to clear up any misconceptions about dental health and diet soda. If you have any questions, please contact us at Wagner Dental. Read more ›
Most of us were taught when we were kids that sweets like chocolate will rot your teeth. While this may remain true for some types of our favorite sweet snack, that doesn’t mean we have to take it off the menu altogether. In fact, recent studies have found that dark chocolate, containing high percentages of cocoa, may actually be beneficial to your dental health. Drs. Wagner, Cannon, Lawler, & Nelson at Wagner Dental want Las Vegas residents to know the facts so they can satisfy their sweet tooth safely. Read more ›
Have you ever heard someone say, “It was worse than a root canal?” Most of us in Las Vegas are used to hearing root canals compared to some genuinely unpleasant circumstances, but Drs. Wagner, Cannon, Lawler, & Nelson would like to set the record straight and talk about how root canals can do some serious dental good. Read more ›
We love to talk about the fun and interesting sides of oral health, but today, there is something much more serious on our minds. We care about the health of everyone in Las Vegas, and as dental care professionals, we feel it is our duty to educate you on how to be as safe and healthy as you can be. While you have probably heard of the human papillomavirus and oral cancer, most people don’t know that they are linked. Here is some information from Dr. Kent Wagner, Dr. Richard Nelson, Dr. Tom Lawler, and Dr. Rich Cannon about the topic. If you have any questions, please feel free to give Wagner Dental a call. Read more ›